“FireTreToEn” is the new ad for Norwegian bank DnB NOR. It’s made like a movie trailer, with lots of action and some of the most popular actors in Norway, Pia Tjelta and Nicolai Cleve Broch. It’s open ended at leaves with some questions. “We don’t know what happens”, “We don’t know if the woman in [...]
3D HD is THE next big thing. And it comes to sports and music first. NBA (the National Basketball Association in USA), plans to shoot some of their games in 3D HD. In a session called “Winning Ways to Wow the Sports Broadcast Viewer” (must be an advertising guy who cme up with that title…), [...]
Apple has put up a great page with all the nominees of the 79th Oscar awards. With links to trailers in HD, soundtracks in iTunes etc. Now, mr. boss of huge movie company: Let me buy the movies! I have my credit card ready. I’m willing to let my computer download all night to get [...]
4 minute preview now on Google Video. After reading all the six Harry Potter books – a number of times – for my daughter, I consider myself quite an expert. I’m writing a longer post on what I think will happen in the final book. Coming up after christmas some time. Harry Potter movies at [...]
Songbird is a new media player for Mac, Windows and Linux, built on the same platform as Firefox. Beta is out now. Looks promising! Wonderful icons and website (let the world be beautiful!). Watch the screencast to have an idea of what it does. I just imported the whole iTunes library. Wicked fast and no [...]
Buzz Image shows how to make special FX for movies. You get to see the original shots, the shots used for the FX, and the final composites. Including huge movies like “Brokeback Mountain” and “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind” and “The Aviator”. Kate Winslet about to get her left foot removed. Notice the cool [...]
This is the most creepy movie trailer I’ve seen for a long time. And it isn’t even in the horror section.
Beautiful video made of flight pattern data from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration. More at Aaron Koblin’s page.
Interesting community movie-making project: 28 chapters is – or rather will be – a movie with 28 parts (“chapters”) that will be made by 28 different people or groups from around the world. The story is developed along the way, but will progress more or less in the same way as a regular short movie [...]
The Phantom of the opera is out of copyright, which means you can do whatever you like with it. Watch it here if you like. Or download it in better quality from Internet Archive (left sidebar). The opening music is the beautiful Symphony No. 8 in B minor by Franz Schubert. Listen to it alone [...]
On my wishlist for christmas it is, along with a dirty t-shirt and khakis.
Jason Kottke points to Jim Emerson’s “102 movies you must watch before…” list. It’s not a “Best of”-list, but a list of movies that… …you just kind of figure everybody ought to have seen in order to have any sort of informed discussion about movies. They’re the common cultural currency of our time, the basic [...]
From Wikipedia: Reuben Lucius Goldberg (July 4, 1883 – December 7, 1970) was a cofounder and first president of the National Cartoonists Society. He is one of the most famous cartoonists in history. He earned lasting fame for his “Rube Goldberg machines” – devices that are exceedingly complex and perform very simple tasks in a [...]
Check out the trailer of the new snowboard movie “First descent”, with stars like Terje Håkonsen and Shaun White.
When I saw the first Star Wars movie I heard that George Lucas were going to make nine movies. He ended on six, so he is three behind. Now Lucas is catching up, making a 100 episode tv-series! Great There’s nothing about it on Starwars.com yet… Update The TV series spin-off of the Stars Wars [...]